123 loose firearms surrendered to Toledo police

Benjie B. Talisic 10/20/2018

OF the 123 persons who surrendered their unlicensed firearms to the Toledo City Police Station, six were police interns undergoing on-the-job (OJT) training. Police Supt. Randy Korret, chief of the Toledo City Police Station, said that the…

P211M needed to augment Cebu City’s peace and order

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/20/2018

The Cebu City Development Council (CCDC) has proposed to the City Council to allocate P211 million to augment the city’s peace and order. The proposal was part of the Cebu City Annual Investment Plan (AIP) for 2019…

Filipina brings home Asean science prize

JOSE SANTINO BUNACHITA 10/20/2018

A Filipina scientist has bagged this year’s Asean-US Science Prize for Women, which focuses on precision agriculture. Dr. Gay Jane Perez, 37, bested seven other female scientists from other Southeast Asian countries and received $20,000 in cash…

Pagasa: ITCZ is gone but rains to continue

Gerard Vincent Francisco 10/20/2018

THE Philippines is no longer affected by the Inter-Tropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ) but rains may continue to hit Cebu due to localized thunderstorms, the state weather bureau said on Saturday. Al Quiblat, head of the Philippine Atmospheric,…

Northbound lane of SRP viaduct to be closed

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/20/2018

The construction of the third Cebu-Mactan bridge that connects mainland Cebu and Cordova town, is now proceeding full steam ahead. This time, the Cebu Link Joint Venture (CLJV) has requested the Cebu City Government to close the…

Basketball as follow-up operations

Nestle L. Semilla 10/20/2018

TO ENCOURAGE drug dependents to avoid drugs and to deter the youth from getting involved in illegal drugs, the Police Regional Office in Central Visayas (PRO-7) on Saturday launched a basketball tournament in Barangay Tangke — a…

Thieves start to prey on landslide victims

Gerard Vincent Francisco, Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/20/2018

Evacuees and relatives of the victims of the landslide in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City woke up at 3 a.m. yesterday to hold an Aurora or dawn procession as part of their prayer rites for the 40th day…

Ex-cop slain in buy-bust

Nestle L. Semilla, Norman V. Mendoza 10/20/2018

THE killing of an ex policeman during buy-bust operation last Friday night in Barangay Cambaro, Mandaue City was an exercise of a legitimate operation, said Senior Inspector James Conaco, chief of the Opao Police precinct in Mandaue…

30 FAMILIES AT RISK

Morexette Marie B. Erram 10/20/2018

BUHISAN SOIL CRACKS It has been five years since the 7.2-magnitude earthquake rocked Cebu and Bohol, and Gervin Sanghanid, now 18, has felt no reason to fear that he would end up losing his home as a…

AT A STANDSTILL

Rosalie O. Abatayo 10/20/2018

A month after the massive landslide that wiped out two sitios in Barangay Tinaan, Naga City, it would seem that rehabilitation and relocation of the displaced families remain at a standstill. Until now, the Department of Environment…

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